Magdalena Zürcher

September 1799–
Aeschi bei Spiez, Bern, Switzerland

The Life Summary of Magdalena

When Magdalena Zürcher was born in September 1799, in Aeschi bei Spiez, Bern, Switzerland, her father, Hans Zuercher, was 21 and her mother, Magdalena Oswald, was 20. She married Christian Knutti on 12 February 1846, in Diemtigen, Bern, Switzerland.

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Christian Knutti
Magdalena Zürcher
Marriage: 12 February 1846

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    12 February 1846Diemtigen, Bern, Switzerland
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    World Events (7)

    Age 1
    Switzerland is one of the first industrialized countries in Europe.
    Age 4
    Civil war brings Helvetic Republic to an end. French emperor Napoleon enforces a constitution negotiated under his "mediation".
    Age 49
    New Federal Constitution combining elements of the U.S. constitution (Federal State with central and cantonal (state) governments and parliaments) and of French revolutionary tradition. The Principles of this constitution are still valid today.

    Name Meaning

    New Testament. See Madeleine .

    Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

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    Sources (3)

    • Magdalena Zürcher in entry for Christian Knutti, "Switzerland, Catholic and Lutheran Church Records, 1418-1996"
    • Susanna Gempeler in entry for Rosina Knutti, "Schweiz, Taufen, 1491-1940"
    • Aeschi bei Spiez - Christening - K Aeschi 7 - Taufen 1790-1819 - D111691

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